Volume 2 of the Roy Academia Nursology Research Center (RANRC, Japan) now published!

The Roy Academia Nursology Research Center (RANRC) publishes a yearly Nursology Letter. Volume 2 has just been published! See information about volume 1 (2019) on our January 7, 2020 blog post celebrating the first known publication from a research center to use the word, nursology, in its title! The RANRC is a unit of the School of … Continue reading Volume 2 of the Roy Academia Nursology Research Center (RANRC, Japan) now published!

Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic: Changes to the meaning of our experiences based on Newman’s theory of health as expanding consciousness (HEC)

Report from the Newman Theory/Research/Practice Society (a Japanese Nonprofit Organization) Contributors: Emiko Endo, Satoko Imaizumi, Minako Kakimoto, Yayoi Kajiwara, Yoshie Kamiya We are pleased to write our blog about the 2020 work of the Newman Theory/Research/Practice Society in Japan. We submitted a brief about our Society on January 10, 2019 (scroll down here to see … Continue reading Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic: Changes to the meaning of our experiences based on Newman’s theory of health as expanding consciousness (HEC)

Everyone is a “novice” when encountering a new challenge or situation: A perspective from Benner’s theory

Source Although many experienced nurses consider themselves as experts in their fields of practice, it is important to keep in mind that they, too, become novices when they encounter a new clinical challenge or situation such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Benner’s (1984) theory, From Novice to Expert, is an excellent nursology theory that can guide … Continue reading Everyone is a “novice” when encountering a new challenge or situation: A perspective from Benner’s theory

Orem’s Self-Care Theory: A Critical Theory to Tanzania Nurses in the Wake of COVID-19

Guest author: Katunzi Mutalemwa with Rosemary Eustace see also Practice Exemplar Self-Care Theory in Tanzania Self-care is an integral part of nursing care delivery systems. Pioneered by Dr. Dorothea Orem, the self-care theory offers nurses with unique opportunities for health promotion, disease prevention and rehabilitation care worldwide. Self-care supportive-educative strategies through health promotion and prevention … Continue reading Orem’s Self-Care Theory: A Critical Theory to Tanzania Nurses in the Wake of COVID-19

Satori – Japanese Nurses Visualize a Path to Meaningful Practice: Report from the Newman Theory/Research/Practice Society in Japan

What is meaningful practice? How might we create a meaningful care environment? The Newman Theory/Research/Practice Society in Japan sent the Nursology.net team an update on their efforts to provide transformative nursing theory-guided care for patients in Japan, and a mutual action research process they created for nursing teams to reflect on meaningful practice and shape … Continue reading Satori – Japanese Nurses Visualize a Path to Meaningful Practice: Report from the Newman Theory/Research/Practice Society in Japan

An Introduction to the Canadian Nursing Theories Perspective

In a previous blog, I admitted my ignorance of nursing science during both my early diploma nursing education, and at least the first 18 years of my nursing practice.  But in the mid 1980s, I became aware of an increasing trend in Toronto area hospitals to adopt nursing theoretical frameworks.  Long after the fact, I … Continue reading An Introduction to the Canadian Nursing Theories Perspective